Saint Isidore: Good Work Is Like a Prayer

by Ragan Sutterfield on May 15, 2020 5:00:00 AM

It is in work that we find the test of our relationship to the creation because work is the...

Embracing God's Plan

by Edward Sri on May 5, 2020 1:00:00 AM

We Christians sometimes submit to the Lord’s will begrudgingly, as if it were something...

God Loves Our Attempts to Pray

by Edward Sri on May 4, 2020 5:00:00 AM

I remember when my first child started drawing pictures, around the age of two. I’d come home...

The Rosary: Something for Everyone

by Edward Sri on May 3, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Think of the rosary as being like the ocean: There’s something in it for everyone, whether you...

Friendship in Prayer Inspires Boldness

by Ronald Rolheiser, OMI on Sep 3, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Prayer is about love, not insight. It is meant to establish friendship. Friendship, as we know,...

Prayer Is All about Relationship

by Roch Niemier, OFM on Aug 31, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Genuine prayer, or contemplation, is all about relationship. It is the kind of prayer in which...

Mysticism of the Streets

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Aug 27, 2019 5:00:00 AM

St. Francis of Assisi brought mysticism from the monasteries and academia to the streets. He...

Knowing Through Experience

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Aug 25, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Most of us believe things because our churches tell us to believe them. We don’t want to be...

Silence Is Almost Too Simple

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Aug 23, 2019 5:00:00 AM

The simplest spiritual discipline is some degree of solitude and silence. To be with our own...

Mysticism, Not Moralism

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Aug 21, 2019 5:00:00 AM

God always entices you through love. You were probably taught that God would love you if and...